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Fremont Township Community Garden
Fremont Township Community Garden
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Fremont Township, Mundelein , IL, US
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Cold Temperate

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Fremont Township Community Garden

Project Type

Urban, Community, Educational

Project Summary

THE MISSION To create and maintain a beautiful, productive, low maintenance, organic garden that will demonstrate gardening techniques (such as companion planting, cover crops, flowers, herbs, mulching, semi-permanent in ground beds, edible perennials, and berries), while providing an educational and community building opportunity for local residents.

Project Description

To transform the Fremont Township Garden into a multifunction area that serves the following goals:

●     Community building - by creating a community of volunteers that work together to maintain the space.

●     Produce an abundance of food - donations going to the food pantry as in previous years, relieving strain on the township budget allowing for more monies to go to other goals such as holiday meals.

●     Education - those interested in learning to garden can work beside more experienced gardeners, as well as hosting education workshops and being an example for organic gardening.

●     Food for pollinators - will provide flowers and other plants that serve an ecological purpose.




Sheet mulching, mulch paths, compost, water lines, swales and some early planting...we are on a roll!

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